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For the Pine Street Inn, a graduation

Shelter recognizes those who have those who are primed for a new life and a fresh start
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    Gov Charlie Baker poses with graduate Lareek Anderson.|Derek Kouyoumjian/Metro

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    Marcelle Isom shows off her Certificate she earned being trained in construction.

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    Gov Charlie Baker hands the graduates their certificates.|Derek Kouyoumjian/Metro

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    Pine Street Inn President and Executive Director Lyndia Downie speaks to the gatherin|Derek Kouyoumjian/Metro

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    Roberta Brown, Job Training Graduate, speaks to the gathering|Derek Kouyoumjian/Metro

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    Pine Street Inn President and Executive Director Lyndia Downie with Gov Sharlie Bake|Derek Kouyoumjian/Metro

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    Gov. Charlie Baker addresses the crowd.|Derek Kouyoumjian/Metro

Those who have completed job training through thePine Street Inn shelter were honored in a graduation ceremony on Tuesday attended by Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker.

Pine Street Inn offers temporary and permanent housing as well as training in a number of fields to help Boston's homeless community toward self-sustainability. Baker handed out diplomas to the "graduates" to honor them for the work they've done through the program.

"For many, this is the first celebration of an achievement they have had in their lifetime," the organization said in a statement.

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